Triund Trek, Camping at Triund Top Mcleodganj

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About The Triund Trek:

Triund trek is one of the shortest and easiest Himalayan treks with spectacular scenery and a picturesque view of snow-covered Dhauladhar ranges and Kangra valley.

This two days short trek can easily be done on a weekend. Most of us barely get enough time to travel, explore new places and go on an adventurous trip. Triund trek allows us to explore the beauty and calmness of Himalayans, this trek might be short but it will; surely give you a little taste of adventure as the trail is a little steep at some points.

  HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Trek through Dharamkot which is known as Mini Israel
  • Trek back through the highest waterfall of McLeod ganj, the Bhagsunag waterfall. 
  • Triund trek is popular hiking route mainly because of ease and accessibility.
  • Camping at Triund Top under the starlit sky.
  • Witness the stunning views of Kangra Valley on one side and other tall snow capped Dhauladhar range. 
  • Sunset and Sunrise is the main highlight of the trek
  • Visit the Snowline. 

itinerary

  • Day 01: Mcleodganj - Triund (2875 M) 9 kms walk

    Meeting point Bhagsunag 9:45 am. The route goes via Dharamkot to Gallu temple for Triund. It is a steep ascent for 4 hours through a mixed forest of oak, rhododendron and deodar trees to Triund. Then comes the Magic view which is one of the oldest chai shop and a midway to Triund where one can stop for some refreshments and it is a lovely selfie point. From here the trail gets steeper and the last 45 minutes has 22 turns and twists which makes the trail more interesting. After trekking for another 2 hours we arrive at Triund and check in our camps. Triund is an alpine meadow situated on top of a ridge from where we have superb views of the peaks of Dhauladhar Mountain on one side and Kangra valley on the other. Watching the Sunset from Triund top is perhaps the main highlight of the trek. Later we enjoy our dinner near the bonfire and spend time under the starlit sky. Overnight stay at camp. Dinner with a bonfire in the evening.

  • Day 02: Triund - Snowline - Triund - Bhagsu Nag 14 kms walk

    Wake up early to see the incredible views of sunrise from behind the lofty mountains. It is a beautiful sight as siun lights the whole Kangra Valley. After early breakfast at Triund we walk further up to Snow line which is the main attraction of this trek from where you have a close view of Laka Glacier and the peaks of Dhauladhar. Walk back to Triund, one can enjoy Lunch at Triund at their own expenses. After lunch we will take a different route on the way back to Bhagsu. It is a downhill walk for three to four hours to Bhagsu Nag. Enroute we come across Bhagsu waterfall. Trek Ends at Bhagsu Nag. Drive to your next destination.

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Triund Trek Quick Facts:

  • Start/ End Point of the Trek: Bhagsu Nag 
  • Duration: 2D/1N
  • Triund Trek Distance: 14 Km 
  • Triund Trek Height: 9350 feet
  • Trekking Gradient: Easy To Moderate 
  • ATM: Last ATM is in McLeod Ganj
  • Mobile Network: AIRTEL/Vodafone works the best in these areas 
  • Triund Trek Best Time: March till December
  • For Experts: December to March

 

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How to reach Dharamshala/Mcleodganj?

Gaggal Airport or Kangra Airport at Dharamshala is about 20 km away from McLeod Ganj and is well connected to Delhi, Kullu, and Chandigarh. A number of state-owned and private buses connect McLeod Ganj with other cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, and Dharamshala. Pathankot Railway Station, situated approximately 90 km away, is the closest broad gauge railhead serving those headed to McLeod Ganj.

Things To Carry for Triund Trek

  • Warm clothes
  • Day pack (20-30l)
  • Water bottle
  • Hiking shoes
  • Caps
  • Toilet paper & wipes
  • Extra pair of socks
  • Torch 
  • Energy Bar

Frequently Asked Questions About Triund Trek

What do we need to carry for this tour?

Bus ticket, Light bag pack minimal clothes, small blanket, medical kit, torch light and energy bars.

Is Triund Trek Tough?

It is a one-day trek, and the difficulty level is considered easy to moderate. Triund Trek consists of undulating and steep paths and well-defined trails that pass through forests of oak trees and green rhododendrons.

How long is the Triund Trek?

Triund trek distance of 10 km consists of gradual, steep climbs and easy descents. The entire terrain is easy, scenic and doable by all kinds of trekkers.

What to carry on the trek?

Carry minimum weight, torch, batteries, power bank, carry chocolates, dry fruits, candies and water to keep you hydrated.

Is Triund trek open now?

Yes, Triund is open all year round. But one can avoid trekking activity during the monsoon season.

What are the stay options at the top?

There are couple of options to stay starting from forest guest house which can be pre booked, two private lodge and you can also rent camps too.

Is Triund Trek free?

Trekking is free. No need to hire a guide.

Can Kids Trek Triund?

Yes, it can be done but your child will get tired either way, especially climbing. If you start early in the morning, such as 6-7 am, take an auto or taxi till Gallu Devi Temple, then start the trek, expect to reach by 12

Is it snowing in Triund?

If you wish to witness snowfall in Triund, the best time to visit is during the months of January and February. What’s more, you can even get the haystack completely made for yourself. Staring at night, or relaxing alone surrounded by the Dhauladhar Range are some of the highlights of Triund.

Why is Triund famous?

Triund Hills is also known as the crown jewel of Dharamsala. It is situated amidst the Dhauladhar mountains and gives stunning views. Triund is one of the most popular trekking spots in India that attracts a lot of tourists.

Is Triund Trek a day?

One day to Triund is an excellent mountain trek! I went over the Bagsu Falls (fewer tourists than Dharamkot Path, full of people and empty plastic water bottles). It takes around 3:30 hours.

What are different routes to reach Triund top?

There are two ways to reach Triund from Mcleodganj. The first is the most popular and well known route which is from Dharamkot. This is relatively an easy trek with a gradual incline via Galu Devi Temple. The second one is from the biggest waterfall of Bhagsunag which is a bit more challenging but short.

What are different things we can do while on Triund Trek?

The Triund trek is a moderate level hike that offers stunning views of Dhauladhar range. It is located in Himachal Pradesh. The trek can be completed in a day or we have an option of staying in the camps for overnight experience. Triund is a popular spot for tourists so we can meet new people, make new friends. Challenge your limits and see how far you can go. Unplug yourself from the technology and city life and enjoy much needed time in nature's embrace. Connect with nature.

Is there an age limit to do Triund trek?

No, there is no age limit for doing Triund trek. What should I carry for Triund Trek? While going on a Triund trek make sure you have a good pair of hiking shoes, sun screen, water and some snacks.

How long does it take to do the Triund trek?

It takes approximately 3-4 hours to do the trek, but again it depends upon person to person. The trail is well defined and easy to follow.

Is Triund Trek safe for beginners?

Yes, Triund Trek is safe for beginners. The route is well defined and there are a lot of cafes where one can rest and eat something.

How to reach Triund Trek from Delhi?

The Triund trek can be reached from Delhi via Volvo, Train or fly into Dhamarshala. From Dharamshala it’s a short drive to Mcleodganj from where the trek begins.

Which are the other treks available in Dharamshala?

There are numerous treks available in and around Dharamshala, some of the most popular ones are : Laka Glacier trek Indrahar Pass trek Moon Peak trek Kareri Lake trek

What are other places to visit nearby Triund?

The most famous Dalai Lama Temple. Dharamkot area known as Mini Israel. Naddi Sunset point St John Church Mcleodganj Market Bhagsunag waterfall Explore the Tibetan Museum

When is Triund Hill open?

Although Triund Trek is open all through the year, yet some sections of the trek usually remain cut off owing to snowfall in the month of February. Triund trek experiences snowfall during the winter season and the trails remain covered with thick snow until the end of February.
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